It is commendable work by the Government to underline the right priorities to focus on under the nine pillars called out by the finance minister. This budget, has inculcated the effective use of technology across all the tactical essentials, keeping in line with the Digital India initiative. The positive call for large investments in the infrastructure sector is indeed a great step forward.
The promise of increased investment in the infrastructure, agriculture, rural and social sectors would back India’s continued journey of comprehensive and sustainable growth. Secure technology infrastructure enabling trust will be important for the successful implementation of projects like e-marketplace, digital treasuries for certificates and e-procurement. Governmental backing for Aadhaar should have obligatory privacy provisions. Additionally, the announcements on the Rural Digital Literacy and the Digital Saksharta Abhiyan are positive initiatives to boost the ‘Digital India’ vision. Overall undoubtedly a popular budget, with all aspects around rural distress, concerns around the need to boost public investments in infrastructure, ease of doing business in the country and tax reforms being covered.
Technuter.com News Service